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World 12 Jun 2017 | 9:48 PM

Putin critic Navalny, eyeing power, organises anti-graft protests

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Baton-wielding riot police broke up anti-corruption protests and detained hundreds of demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities on Monday, before a court sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to his second prison term this year.

World 11 Jun 2017 | 3:10 PM

Arms show offers Japan venue to build military ties in Southeast Asia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Defence firms will put out their wares on Monday at Japan's only dedicated arms show, a site for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government to promote industrial military ties that will bolster the country's influence in Southeast Asia.

World 11 Jun 2017 | 10:46 PM

France begins voting in first round of parliamentary election

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party is set to trounce France's traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed on Sunday.

Education 11 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Varsities in world rankings

The hard work put in by Malaysian universities is paying off with improvements in global rankings.

Nation 11 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Of values and water

Lawyer Datuk Roger Tan, who recently retired as SPAN commissioner, believes that accountability, transparency and integrity, are a must when it comes to managing our precious resource.

Nation 11 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Those in prestigious professions still a sought-after lot

PETALING JAYA: Traditionally prestigious professions still have it – those in these jobs remain sought-after today, although their counterparts in the digital industry are in high demand.

World 09 Jun 2017 | 7:24 AM

Amid Qatar crisis, China tells Iran that Gulf stability is best

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign minister has told his Iranian counterpart that maintaining peace and stability in the Gulf is best for everyone, after several Arab states cut off ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and Iran.

World 09 Jun 2017 | 12:58 PM

Japan to consider building new nuclear plants - Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's trade minister on Friday denied a media report and said the government is not considering building new nuclear plants or replacing existing reactors.

Nation 08 Jun 2017 | 3:35 PM

Pilot in Sarawak copter crash made several calls before departure, says report

PETALING JAYA: The pilot of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed near Batang Lupar, Sarawak, last year, had made several phone calls before his departure.

World 08 Jun 2017 | 3:32 PM

Former South Korean minister jailed over role in Samsung merger - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced a former South Korean health minister to two and a half years jail for his role in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment and arrest of former president Park Geun-hye, Yonhap reported.